Author Archives: Dan

Web site performance

Last week I read Steve Souders’ High Performance Web Sites. While I already have a fairly good understanding of site performance, having completed a fairly extensive performance analysis of a few years ago and being familiar with Yahoo!’s YSlow … Continue reading

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Jason Santa Maria redesigns…

…or rather, rethinks. Jason’s site is one of my regular reads, and his design work is really solid. As art director at Happy Cog, working with the likes of Jeffrey Zeldman, Jason is up there with the best of them. … Continue reading

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Download Day: Firefox 3

Need I say more? Go and get it!

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Apple 3G iPhone 2.0

Apple have announced the release of the 3G iPhone, scheduled for the 11th of July. It will be supported in Switzerland by both Swisscom and Orange, and in New Zealand by Vodafone, as we already knew. It has GPS, 3G, … Continue reading

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Local loop unbundling; Vodafone’s Red Network

I see in this morning’s NZ Herald that Vodafone NZ have announced their unbundled high-speed broadband service. Marketing head Mark Rushworth explained that the network would not be hobbled, and that customers could expect the best possible performance for available. … Continue reading

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The Mac arrived yesterday…

…and so, as is obligatory, here are the unboxing pictures: It’s in the box on the left. Ohh Ahh! The box within a box. Pretty polystyrene Even the handle is smiling With all the bits And there it is. I … Continue reading

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A MacBook Pro

I’m still doing it all holiday-like here in Switzerland. I try to make time to leaf through the usual blogs, but I’m really starting to hanker for a bit of work, which is good, because I start my new job … Continue reading

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I’m still alive

Sorry – has been off the air for a bit. I finished up at Vodafone NZ on the 7th of May; flew to Hong Kong on the 9th; on to Zürich on the 11th; job interview on the 12th, … Continue reading

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Vodafone New Zealand gets the iPhone!

Vodafone announced today that it has signed an agreement with Apple to sell the iPhone in ten of its markets around the world; New Zealand is one of them! Yay! The NZ Herald says it could be here in July. … Continue reading

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Another blog

We’ve set up another blog, primarily for the purposes of chronicling our overseas escapade, but Michelle also likes to talk about the garden and stuff. Check it out.

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